Jan 29 2022
Saturday

Footprint Center, Phoenix, United States

Bellator 273
3 rounds contest @ Lightweight
Islam Mamedov
Mamedov
Russian Federation flag
28-11-0
SD 3

Score cards

  • 29-28
  • 29-28
  • 28-29
SD 3
20-1-0

The tape

38
Age
32
5' 9" / 175 cm
Height
6' 0" / 183 cm
70.9" / 180 cm
Reach
72.8" / 185 cm

Tape record

Form
28
Wins
20
5
By KO
4
18
KO%
20
9
By SUB
9
32
SUB%
45
11
Loses
1
2
Stopped
1
2
Tapped
0
0
Draws
1
2006
Debut
2009
39
Bouts
22
115
Rounds
38
8 hours, 48 minutes
Fight Time
2 hours, 45 minutes

Tape rankings @ Lightweight

-
UFC
-
6
Bellator
7
-
Tapology
-

Benson Henderson vs Islam Mamedov report

Who won Henderson vs Mamedov?

Benson Henderson beat Islam Mamedov by split decision in their 3 round contest, during the co-main event of Bellator 273, on Saturday 29th January 2022 at Footprint Center in Phoenix.

The scorecards were announced as 29-28, 29-28, 28-29 in favor of winner Benson Henderson.

The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Lightweight division, which meant the weight limit was 155 pounds (11.1 stone or 70.3 KG).

Henderson vs Mamedov stats

Benson Henderson stepped into the ring with a record of 28 wins, 11 loses and 0 draws, 5 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 9 by submission.

Islam Mamedov made his way to the ring with a record of 20 wins, 1 loss and 1 draw, with 4 of those wins by knock out and 9 by submission.

The stats suggested Mamedov had a slight advantage in power over Henderson, with a 20% knock out percentage over Henderson's 18%.

Benson Henderson was the older man by 6 years, at 38 years old.

Mamedov had a height advantage of 3 inches over Henderson. That also extended to a 2-inch reach advantage.

Henderson was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 17 more fights, and made his debut in 2006, 2 years and 7 months earlier than Mamedov, whose first professional fight was in 2009. He had fought 118 more professional rounds, 118 to Mamedov's 0.

Henderson vs Mamedov form

Benson Henderson had beaten 2 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight before this contest, he had lost to Brent Primus at Bellator 266 on 16th October 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Footprint Center, Phoenix, United States.

Previous to that, he had been beaten by Jason Jackson at Bellator 253 on 19th November 2020 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville.

Going into that contest, he had lost to Michael Chandler at Bellator 243 on 7th August 2020 by knockout in the 1st round at Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville.

Before that, he had beat Myles Jury at Bellator 227 on 27th September 2019 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at 3Arena, Dublin, Ireland.

He had won against Adam Piccolotti at Bellator 220 on 27th April 2019 by split decision in their 3 round contest at SAP Center, San Jose, United States.

Activity check

Henderson's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 2 months and 4 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 7 months and 20 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 13 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.6 rounds on average.

Mamedov's last 3 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 1 month and 8 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year and 13 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 8 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.7 rounds on average.

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